9781933771137

Neptune Noir : Unauthorized Investigations into Veronica Mars

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  • ISBN13:

    9781933771137

  • ISBN10:

    1933771135

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2007-05-28
  • Publisher: Benbella Books
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Summary

Neptune Noiris a collection of essays on the hit dramaVeronica Mars, and is not authorized by CW, the creators or producers ofVeronica Mars, or any entity associated with the show. More than just a high school drama,Veronica Marsis a smart and savvy teen detective show that offers complex mysteries and rapier wit, engaging social commentary, and noir sensibilitieswith the occasional murder thrown in for good measure. This collection, edited by the creator and executive producer of the show, offers supreme insight into the class struggles and love stories of the series. Essays by top writers intelligently address a multitude of questions, such asIs Veronica a modern-day vigilante? Why is a show that features rape, potential incest, and a teen girl outsmarting local authorities so popular with America's conservative population?andWhy is Veronica and Logan's relationship the most important story-driving factor in the show?

Author Biography

Rob Thomas is the creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed drama Veronica Mars. He is a former script writer for television shows Dawson's Creek and Space Ghost Coast to Coast and the film Drive Me Crazy. He lives in Los Angeles. 

Table of Contents

Introduction : digressions on how Veronica Mars saved my career and less importantly, my soulp. 1
Welcome to camp noirp. 8
Story structure and Veronica Marsp. 20
Veronica Mars : Girl Detectivep. 34
Daddy's girlp. 46
Daddy dualitiesp. 58
On the down-lowp. 72
The noir of Neptunep. 82
Reality on Mars and Neptunep. 94
"I cannot tell a lie. And if you believe that..."p. 104
Lawless Neptunep. 114
The new normalp. 124
The duck and the detectivep. 134
The United States of Veronicap. 148
I'm in love with my carp. 160
Boom goes the dynamitep. 170
Innocence lostp. 184
From golden girl to rich dude Kryptonitep. 194
The importance of not being earnestp. 204
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